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OpenShift Cloud Engineer

Apply Job ID 548869BR Date posted 04/13/2022 Location(s) Portsmouth, United Kingdom; Greenford, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom; Warwick, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we’re ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress — dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

The role will consist of enabling the adoption of OpenShift instances on a private cloud. You will design & engineer Openshift/Kubernetes enhancements. In addition, you will be working with development teams to assist in containerizing traditional applications to be able to run on OpenShift.

What you’ll do:

· You will work with the Product Owner and Squad members to engineer solutions for the container platform
· Develop and setup OCP Monitoring using Prometheus/Elastic
· Develop Openshift/Kubernetes security controls
· Deploy and Maintain Openshift/Kubernetes Clusters
· Automate the delivery of clusters & other artefacts
· Train & mentor of squad members & clients
· Assist project teams with delivery of containerised applications & service mesh configuration

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Kubernetes and Openshift v4.x experience
• Certified in Kubernetes Administration or in Application (CKS or CKA) or Certified in Openshift Administration 4.x
• Highly proficient in developing metrics for Prometheus/Metrics/Elastic Monitoring
• Strong experience in Bash, Docker, Linux, and Git
• Ansible programming
• Enterprise Linux OS
• UPI deployments experience desired
• Understanding of networking including TCP/IP, firewall, proxies & load balancers
• Service Mesh design/architecture experience in an OpenShift environment or considerable experience with Istio
• DevOps/ Automation (UCD, Jenkins & Tekton)
• Basic understanding of nodejs, springboot & java to assist with determining where issues lie in the environment
• A strong understanding of TLS/mTLS
• Problem solving skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience


Required Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Technical Specialist Professional

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Travel Required

Some travel may be required based on business demand


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